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2001 Chicago Bears

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13-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.9, Offense: 0.8, Defense: 7.1, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 338 points (21.1/g), 11th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 203 points (12.7/g), 1st.
 Differential of 135 points (8.4/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 12.3-3.7.

Coach: Dick Jauron (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Shoop
 Defensive Coordinator: Greg Blache
 Other Notable Asst.: Todd Haley (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: Soldier Field
 Training Camp: UW Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Miller 30 6 13 228 for 395, 2,299 yards, 13 td, 10 int, & 29 rushes for -19 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 178th pick / 1994
RB Anthony Thomas 24 Rook 10 278 rushes for 1,183 yards, 7 td, & 22 catches for 178 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 38th pick / 2001
FB Daimon Shelton 29 4 9 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 76 yards and 1 td Jacksonville Jaguars / 6th / 184th pick / 1997
WR Marty Booker 25 2 16 100 catches for 1,071 yards, 8 td, & 4 rushes for 8 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1999
WR Dez White 22 1 6 45 catches for 428 yards, 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 69th pick / 2000
TE Fred Baxter 30 8 14 22 catches for 148 yards, 2 td New York Jets / 5th / 115th pick / 1993
LT Blake Brockermeyer 28 6 16 2 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 29th pick / 1995
LG Rex Tucker 25 2 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 66th pick / 1999
C Olin Kreutz* 24 3 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
RG Chris Villarrial 28 5 16 Chicago Bears / 5th / 152nd pick / 1996
RT James Williams* 33 10 16
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bryan Robinson 27 4 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT Ted Washington*+ 33 10 15 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
RDT Keith Traylor 32 10 15 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
RDE Phillip Daniels 28 5 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 99th pick / 1996
LLB Rosevelt Colvin 24 2 13 10.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
MLB Brian Urlacher*+ 23 1 16 6.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
RLB Warrick Holdman 26 2 15 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 106th pick / 1999
LCB Walt Harris 27 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1996
RCB R.W. McQuarters 25 3 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1998
SS Tony Parrish 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 1998
FS Mike Brown+ 23 1 16 3.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2000
 Special Teams Starters
K Paul Edinger 23 1 0 26 of 31 field goals & 34 of 34 extra points Chicago Bears / 6th / 174th pick / 2000
P Brad Maynard 27 4 0 87 punts for a 42.6 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
PR Leon Johnson 27 4 0 28 punt returns for a 9.1 average and 0 td New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1997
KR Autry Denson 25 2 0 23 kick returns for a 23.2 average and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 233rd pick / 1999

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
20 James Allen 26 rb 16 7 212 5-10 Oklahoma 3/28/1975 3 5
39 Reggie Austin 24 9 0 185 5-9 Wake Forest 1/21/1977 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 125th pick / 2000
23 Jerry Azumah 24 lcb 16 5 195 5-10 New Hampshire 9/1/1977 2 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 147th pick / 1999
87 D'Wayne Bates 26 wr 11 1 212 6-2 Northwestern 12/4/1975 2 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 71st pick / 1999
84 Fred Baxter 30 TE 14 14 268 6-3 Auburn 6/14/1971 8 1 New York Jets / 5th / 115th pick / 1993
63 Ryan Benjamin 24 1 0 242 6-1 South Florida 11/17/1977 Rook 0
86 Marty Booker 25 WR 16 16 212 6-0 La-Monroe 7/31/1976 2 11 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1999
70 Alfonso Boone 25 11 0 318 6-4 Mount San Antonio JC 1/11/1976 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 253rd pick / 2000
78 Blake Brockermeyer 28 LT 16 16 295 6-4 Texas 4/11/1973 6 7 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 29th pick / 1995
30 Mike Brown+ 23 FS 16 16 212 5-10 Nebraska 2/13/1978 1 17 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2000
59 Rosevelt Colvin 24 LLB 16 13 250 6-3 Purdue 9/5/1977 2 10 Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
93 Phillip Daniels 28 RDE 16 16 290 6-3 Georgia 3/4/1973 5 11 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 99th pick / 1996
82 John Davis 28 te 16 7 257 6-4 Emporia St. 5/14/1973 4 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 2nd pick / 1994 Supp
25 Autry Denson 25 KR 16 0 193 5-10 Notre Dame 12/8/1976 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 233rd pick / 1999
73 Kevin Dogins 29 16 0 295 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/7/1972 5 1
45 Scott Dragos 26 6 0 245 6-2 Boston Col. 10/28/1975 1 0
2 Paul Edinger 23 K 16 0 175 5-8 Michigan St. 1/17/1978 1 5 Chicago Bears / 6th / 174th pick / 2000
43 Michael Green 25 db 16 2 195 6-0 NW State (LA) 12/6/1976 1 2 Chicago Bears / 7th / 254th pick / 2000
27 Walt Harris 27 LCB 15 14 192 5-11 Mississippi St. 8/10/1974 5 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1996
74 Jimmy Herndon 28 16 0 318 6-8 Houston 8/30/1973 4 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 146th pick / 1996
53 Warrick Holdman 26 RLB 16 15 234 6-1 Texas A&M 11/22/1975 2 10 Chicago Bears / 4th / 106th pick / 1999
52 Bobbie Howard 24 16 0 232 5-10 Notre Dame 6/14/1977 Rook 2
32 Leon Johnson 27 PR 12 0 222 6-0 North Carolina 7/13/1974 4 1 New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1997
55 Greg Jones 27 16 0 238 6-4 Colorado 5/22/1974 4 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 51st pick / 1997
57 Olin Kreutz* 24 C 16 16 292 6-2 Washington 6/9/1977 3 10 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
89 Dustin Lyman 25 4 0 245 6-4 Wake Forest 8/5/1976 1 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 87th pick / 2000
65 Patrick Mannelly 26 15 0 265 6-5 Duke 4/18/1975 3 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 189th pick / 1998
9 Shane Matthews 31 qb 4 3 196 6-3 Florida 6/1/1970 5 2
4 Brad Maynard 27 P 16 0 186 6-1 Ball St. 2/9/1974 4 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
26 Todd McMillon 28 8 0 190 5-11 Northern Arizona 9/26/1973 1 1
21 R.W. McQuarters 25 RCB 16 16 198 5-10 Oklahoma St. 12/21/1976 3 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1998
22 Than Merrill 24 15 0 212 6-2 Stanford,Yale 12/12/1977 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 223rd pick / 2001
81 Ahmad Merritt 24 2 0 195 5-10 Wisconsin 2/5/1977 Rook 0
24 Glyn Milburn 30 4 0 177 5-8 Oklahoma,Stanford 2/19/1971 8 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1993
15 Jim Miller 30 QB 14 13 226 6-2 Michigan St. 2/9/1971 6 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 178th pick / 1994
62 Robert Newkirk 24 dt 10 1 290 6-3 Michigan St. 3/6/1977 2 2
37 Tony Parrish 26 SS 16 16 210 6-0 Washington 11/23/1975 3 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 1998
72 Carl Powell 27 16 0 285 6-2 Louisville 1/4/1974 4 2 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 156th pick / 1997
36 Stanley Pritchett 28 6 0 250 6-2 South Carolina 12/22/1973 5 0 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 118th pick / 1996
95 Karon Riley 23 5 0 268 6-2 SMU,Minnesota 8/23/1978 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 2001
98 Bryan Robinson 27 LDE 16 16 305 6-4 Fresno St. 6/22/1974 4 10
88 Marcus Robinson 26 wr 5 4 215 6-3 South Carolina 2/27/1975 3 3 Chicago Bears / 4th / 108th pick / 1997
91 Khari Samuel 25 1 0 240 6-3 Massachusetts 10/14/1976 2 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 144th pick / 1999
31 Daimon Shelton 29 FB 16 9 262 6-0 Sacramento St. 9/15/1972 4 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 6th / 184th pick / 1997
99 Joe Tafoya 23 5 0 278 6-4 Arizona 9/6/1978 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 234th pick / 2001
96 Henry Taylor 26 1 0 295 6-2 South Carolina 11/29/1975 3 0
83 David Terrell 22 wr 16 6 215 6-3 Michigan 3/13/1979 Rook 4 Chicago Bears / 1st / 8th pick / 2001
35 Anthony Thomas 24 RB 14 10 228 6-2 Michigan 11/7/1977 Rook 10 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 38th pick / 2001
94 Keith Traylor 32 RDT 16 15 340 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 9/3/1969 10 9 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
64 Rex Tucker 25 LG 16 16 315 6-5 Texas A&M 12/20/1976 2 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 66th pick / 1999
54 Brian Urlacher*+ 23 MLB 16 16 258 6-4 New Mexico 5/25/1978 1 21 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
58 Chris Villarrial 28 RG 16 16 318 6-3 Indiana (PA) 6/9/1973 5 7 Chicago Bears / 5th / 152nd pick / 1996
92 Ted Washington*+ 33 LDT 16 15 365 6-5 Louisville 4/13/1968 10 19 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
33 Larry Whigham* 29 14 0 205 6-2 La-Monroe 6/23/1972 7 4 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 110th pick / 1994
80 Dez White 22 WR 14 6 215 6-1 Georgia Tech 8/23/1979 1 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 69th pick / 2000
71 James Williams* 33 RT 16 16 329 6-7 Cheyney 3/29/1968 10 12
17 Danny Wuerffel 27 1 0 212 6-1 Florida 5/27/1974 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 99th pick / 1997
Team Total 26.3 16 245.0 6-1.6 3.1